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Book Review: For Sabbath’s Sake

“Should this be your first go of sabbath, don’t write that you want to observe a strict twenty-four hours in a mountain cave while doing a headstand atop hot coals.”
Good advice abounds in this new book by J. Dana Trent, as does good humour. Continue reading

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Facing God

All that the leader of the synagogue really needed to do, was to say, “Amen.” Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s sermon: extract

“In today’s Gospel reading, Jesus goes into a synagogue, to take part in the prayer of his community. He is faithful in his observance, and he is obedient to his tradition. He sees a woman in need of healing, and … Continue reading

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Monday, December 12th: an Advent litany

This is the cycle of litanies we used with Anglican prayer beads at last Friday’s Advent Sabbath time at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Elyria, Ohio. Try punctuating them with hymns or Taize songs, or five to ten minutes of silence.  An … Continue reading

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